Immediate Dentures

First 24 hours

  • Do not remove dentures.
  • Cold packs can be placed externally on the face to reduce swelling. (20 minutes on and 30 minutes off).
  • If painful after anaesthetic wears off take Panadol or Panadine.
  • Do not take anything with aspirin in it.

After 24 hours

  • Take dentures out and clean them with soap and water.
  • Rinse mouth out with warm salty water.
  • Put dentures back in.

Next 7 days

Leave dentures in except when cleaning them and rinsing out.

Rinse mouth with warm salty water;

  1. before meals
  2. after meals
  3. in between meals
  4. before bed

If you are having any problems, please do not hesitate to call me at work on 6662 8585.